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Military power of United Arab Emirates and North Korea

Country: United Arab Emirates North Korea
Capital: Abu Dhabi Pyongyang
Population: 5 927 482 24 895 000
Area: 83 600 km2 120 540 km2
Nuclear weapons: 0 warheads <10 warheads
More: United Arab Emirates military forces description North Korea military forces description

Military expenditures

Military budget: 22,8 billion $ 15 billion $
Percent of GDP: 5,7% 20,8%
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Manpower

Active personnel: 100 000 1 190 000
Reserve personnel: 0 600 000
Available for military: 3 240 000 6 515 279

Land Forces

Tanks: 388 6 000×See current equipment
Armoured fighting vehicles: 5 813 4 000
Total artillery: 306 13 000
Self-propelled artillery: 183 4 500
Rocket artillery: 68 5 000

Air Forces

Total aircraft: 489 906
Fighter aircraft: 0 349
Multirole aircraf: 146 35
Attack aircraft: 0 154
Helicopters: 202 202

Navy

Total naval: 72 525
Aircraftcarriers: 0 0
Destroyers: 0 0
Frigates: 0 6
Corvettes: 11 6
Submarines: 0 75

Military service

United Arab Emirates

18-30 years of age for compulsory military service for men, optional service for women; 17 years of age for male volunteers with parental approval; 2-year general obligation, 9 months for secondary school graduates; women may train for 9 months regardless of education.

North Korea

18 is presumed to be the legal minimum age for compulsory military service; 16-17 is the presumed legal minimum age for voluntary service.